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Minerals: The spark of life

Today, I’d like to discuss a specific set of nutrients that without them, we simply cannot survive. These nutrients play a key role in cardiovascular function, brain and nervous system support, joint and bone health, immune function, hormone production and balancing, even hair loss and simply getting a good night’s sleep. What are these super...

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Put inflammation control at the top of your list

The question I’m often asked is, if I could take only one supplement, what would it be? Of course, there really is no silver bullet or magic cure-all. But, if I had to prioritize my daily regimen, I would say anything that controls inflammation would be at the top of my list. We know inflammation plays a major role in nearly 80 percent of...

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The missing omega-3

An emerging area of nutritional research is the microbiome. The gut microbiome refers to the collection of trillions of microbes living within the gastrointestinal tract. We now know this collection plays a profound role in our health, including energy production, brain health, immune system, digestion and even emotional well-being and...

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Detoxing in a toxic world

The liver has a pretty demanding job. Performing over 500 functions, the liver supports every other organ in the body and is responsible for processing everything consumed including food, alcohol, and medications. And according to a 2018 report by the Centers for Disease Control, the liver’s job may be getting harder. In March 2018, the CDC...

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CBD, pain and anxiety

Over the past year, CBD (cannabidiol), a specific plant chemical from the hemp plant, has caused quite a stir. For many who suffer with pain or anxious feelings, CBD oil has been a godsend, providing significant relief with little or no side effects. Unfortunately, this is not what caused the stir. In the summer of 2018, news reports suddenly...

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